Malawi On The Verge Of Eliminating Trachoma As Her Royal Highness, Sophie, Countess of Wessex Gets Warm Welcome

Malawi On The Verge Of Eliminating Trachoma As Her Royal Highness, Sophie, Countess of Wessex Gets Warm Welcome

Malawi with assistance from Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust is on the verge of eliminating blinding trachoma, an eye infection that had affected 9.5 million people in the country as of 2014, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has learnt. British High Commissioner to Malawi, Holly Tett made the announcement at her residence in Lilongwe when she […]

Khato Civils’ Simbi Phiri To Invest $15million Cigarette Manufacturing Plant In Malawi…To Become Operational By 2018

Khato Civils’ Simbi Phiri To Invest $15million Cigarette Manufacturing Plant In Malawi…To Become Operational By 2018

South Africa based Malawian businessman, Simbi Phiri, has unveiled plans to invest over $15 million to set up a cigarette manufacturing plant. The plant is to become operational by 2018. Construction of the factory is among key investment drives his South African based consortium, Khato Civils intends to establish as part of its strategy to […]

Malawi’s Phombeya Power Sub-station To Be Completed Soon Following Arrival Of $8 million Power Machines

Malawi’s Phombeya Power Sub-station To Be Completed Soon Following Arrival Of $8 million Power Machines

 Three heavy duty generators and one reactor, each weighing 60 tonnes arrived in the country on Sunday raising hopes that the Phombeya power sub-station could be completed on time. The transformers and reactor, each valued at $2 million were designed and manufactured in India and entered Malawi through Mwanza Border. The 400 KV Phombeya power […]

Mutharika Appoints Aggrey Massi As Deputy Minister Of Agriculture

Mutharika Appoints Aggrey Massi As Deputy Minister Of Agriculture

President Peter Mutharika has appointed Aggrey Massi, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security, as the deputy minister of of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Chief Secretary to the government Loyd Muhara said in a statement on Tuesday. Muhasa said in a statement made available to Malawi Voice that the appointment is “with immediate […]

Blantyre’s Old Boma Building Wears New Face

Blantyre’s Old Boma Building Wears New Face

The Old Boma Building housing Industrial Relations Court in Blantyre near the junction of Victoria Avenue and Haille Selassie road has wore a new face, thanks to the judiciary for the face-lift that has seen its walls and roof painted. Commenting on the development on Monday, Judiciary Spokesperson Mlenga Mvula said the renovations are part […]

Malawi Secures Pigeon Peas Market In India, The Biggest Market In The World

Malawi Secures Pigeon Peas Market In India, The Biggest Market In The World

Government disclosed plans to secure a pigeon peas market in India, the latter being the world’s biggest buyer of the crop. Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Cliff Chiunda brought the development to light in Lilongwe Monday during a media briefing on the forthcoming Malawi-India Business meet on Friday March 17, […]

Africa Union To Launch Inaugural African Economic Platform

Africa Union To Launch Inaugural African Economic Platform

The Africa Union will next week launch the Inaugural African Economic Platform (AEP) to advance the implementation of the Continent-wide Development Framework, Agenda 2063. According to AU’s website, the platform starting from 20 – 22 March in Mauritius will focus its dialogue on the; political, academic, intellectual and business leadership of the continent as these […]

Scotish Govt Funds SgurrEnergy To Design And Implement A Hydroelectric Scheme In Malawi

Scotish Govt Funds SgurrEnergy To Design And Implement A Hydroelectric Scheme In Malawi

SgurrEnergy has been awarded funding from the Scottish Government to design and implement a hydroelectric scheme in Malawi, delivering renewable energy to an off-grid community without a reliable source of power. The three year project will see SgurrEnergy, a Wood Group company, manage the design and installation of a 100kW hydroelectric scheme in Mulanje, as […]